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September 1869 Home

S. 25 Received last night by Express a box of vials from Dr Wood of Pha, for Algae - & also a vial of Carbolic acid. Drew off the last of the Vinegar this afternoon - altogether made this season about 8 or 9 gallons

Sunday 26 This is Emily's birth day! On next Wednesday week, October 6th she expects to be married to Edward Cain. We expect to have a very private wedding only two young friends except those of the family, & they will leave us the next day for Pinopolis.
Rainy in the morning, & no one went in to Church. This afternoon all have gone in except Mary & Penny & myself.

M. 27 Walked out this morning & collected a few Algae & fungi along branch near Pump. Whilst absent Henry Smith came out & left $100. the rent on James Gaillards house due 15th inst.

T. 28 Harvested my little crop of corn today, about 10 bushels

W. 29 Harry is now going out almost every day to collect seeds for Ag. Dept. 

Th. 30 Received a letter from P. Hanson (119 & 121 Nassau St.) New York offering for roots of Lilies - viz L. Catesbaei $2 per doz - L. Carolinianum $3 per dozen. (4 dozen of

  • Title

    Henry William Ravenel, 1814-1887: Private Journal 1866-1869: Page 271

  • Date







  • Subject

    Aiken County (S.C.)--History

    South Carolina--Social conditions

    Ravenel family

    Fungi of Carolina

    Illustrated by Natural Specimens of the Species

    Botanists--South Carolina--History--19th century

    Berkeley County (S.C.)--History--19th century

    Botanists--South Carolina--History--19th century

    South Carolina--Social conditions

    United States--Description and travel

    Aiken County (S.C.)--History

  • Description

    Unknown or Not Applicable

  • People

    Wood, Horatio C., Jr., 1841-1920

  • Location

    Aiken County (S.C.)

  • Scientific Plant Names

    Lilium carolinianum

    Lilium catesbaei

  • Common Plant Names




  • Contributing Institution

    University of South Carolina. South Caroliniana Library